Intel launches anti-piracy chip that will allow distribution of movies over the internet

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A microprocessor safer and with better image quality: the new Sandy Bridge chip family, presented by Intel at CES (Consumer Electronic Show), in Las Vegas, in the United States, It is seen by the film companies as a solution that will allow the distribution of movies over the internet.

So far, afraid of piracy, Warner Brothers had avoided putting, on the network, movies in high definition or 3D.

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You ended up with our excuse”, declared the President of Warner Brothers Home Entertainment, Kevin Tsujihara, during a presentation from Intel at CES.

- The Sandy Bridge lets communicate our content worldwide.

“This is the best product I've ever built”, disse o diretor-General Paul Otellini, prometendo um desempenho de alta qualidade para Games, images and movies, em um contexto no qual o entertainment é cada vez mais consumido na online e no computer.

These chips already equip the entire series of appliances, phones, computers portáteis e de mesa apresentados nesta semana na CES.

In addition to Warner Brothers, several movie studios, as 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks, as well as the Indian Yash Raj Films, worked with Intel to help develop an anti-piracy device for Sandy Bridge, What can mark the arrival of a new way to distribute movies.

These studios will offer their movies to computers equipped with Sandy Bridge by means of online broadcast services such as Cinema Now. The images can be, then, Redirected from computer to TV.

Besides benefiting the film industry, the Sandy Bridge chips are equally powerful to generate motion recognition systems, What is promising for the gaming world.

The Vice-President of Intel Shmuel Eden said “We finally have enough power to allow real-time interaction between us and the computer”.

- In brief, We can capture the image of my face and I can be the hero – or if you prefer, the villain – of the game.

According To Eden, advances allowed by Sandy Bridge are so many that in two or four years, the keyboards are so outdated that they look like the “Middle Ages”. “In a short time, We won't know if we're in the real world or in the virtual world”, added.

For Otellini, Sandy Bridge will represent more than a third of Intel's sales from this year and generate $ 210 bilhões ($ 125 bibillionin number of deals for computers. The model was developed to equip about 500 different devices.

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